Finnish state-owned mining company Terrafame has received a building permit from local authorities...
Rockwell Automation unveils Connected Mine concept
Rockwell Automation has unveiled its Connected Mine solution to address operational challenges, including process efficiencies, cost control, worker health and safety, and skills gaps in the mining industry.
Thiess wins Christmas Creek autonomous trucks contract
Mining services provider Thiess has received a contract to install autonomous haulage system (AHS) technology at Fortescue Metals Group’s Christmas Creek iron ore operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Mines and batteries: a perfect match?
Finnish state-owned mining company Terrafame has received a building permit from local authorities to build a battery chemicals plant on the site of its Sotkamo nickel/zinc mine. An environmental impact assessment is still being carried out, but previous environmental breaches at the mine call its eco-performance into question. The benefits of integrating battery chemical production into a mine site’s refining operations are obvious, but can it be done in a sustainable way?
Upgrading and Maintaining Your Autonomy-Ready Wireless Network Efficiently and Effectively
No matter the size of your operations, digitalization has become a requirement for any mine aiming at remaining competitive. The digital transformation process does, however, vary from mine to mine, and is influenced by a large number of factors including financial, environmental, operational and safety.
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